The Commission is very pleased to announce the new Disability Reference Group members for 2016-18.

Monday, 16 January 2017 16:47

Celebrating at Midsumma Carnival 2017

Commission staff members had another fantastic day at the annual Midsumma Carnival event on Sunday 15 January. Our stall saw lots of foot traffic, giving us great opporunities to chat with community members about the issues that are important to them, as well as the work we do to tackle discrimination.

The Commission has provided a submission on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 13:21

Respectful reporting on gender identity

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has developed an easy-to-use gender identity reporting guide in time for this year's Midsumma Festival.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 16:54

Human rights upheld as court dismisses appeal

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has welcomed the Court of Appeal’s confirmation today that the transfer of children from Parkville and Malmsbury Youth Justice and Remand Centres to Barwon Prison was unlawful.

The Commission has today made a submission into the Federal Parliamentary inquiry into freedom of speech in Australia, calling for the existing federal racial discrimination laws to be maintained and protected.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 16:49

Victorian court upholds children’s human rights

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission welcomed today’s Supreme Court finding that the transfer of children from Parkville and Malmsbury Youth Justice and Remand Centres to Barwon Prison was unlawful.

The Commission is disappointed by the blockage of two key Bills in the Victorian Parliament that would have worked to reduce discrimination in this state.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission congratulates the Victorian Government on the release of its Gender Equality Strategy.

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